Brexit and PI Arising from Road Traffic Accidents

Brexit and PI Arising from Road Traffic Accidents

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Course Overview

EU law applies directly and indirectly to personal injury practice in the UK. With the referendum vote to leave the EU and the triggering of article 50 in March 2017 it is necessary to consider the possible effect that leaving the EU will have on personal injury law and practice.

Currently, EU law has a significant impact on the following areas of Personal Injury law:

·         road traffic accidents both at home and abroad;

·         health and safety at work

·         personal injury arising from defective products

This webinar aims to give an overview of the current impact of EU legislation with a particular focus on personal injury arising out of road traffic accidents. Consideration will also be given to the consequences of Brexit on the current position and what practitioners should look out for once we reach 29 March 2019.

During this session barrister Adam Gadd of Pump Court Chambers will cover the following:

·         The law applicable to non-contractual obligations (Brussels I and Rome II);

·         Right of Action against Insurers - The European Communities (Rights against Insurers) Regulations 2002;

·         The Sixth Directive – what does it do?

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of the impact which Brexit is likely to have personal injury law with reference to road traffic accidents

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for PI practitioners of all levels

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About Instructor - Adam Gadd

Adam is the head of Pump Court Chambers Personal Injury Practice Group and a member of the Executive Committee of the Personal Injury Bar Association.  Adam specialises in all types of personal injury litigation and is regularly instructed both in an advisory capacity and as an advocate in the civil courts and tribunals at all levels.  Adam frequently acts in matters where injury and damages arise out of road traffic accidents and has particular expertise in personal injury fraud cases and has acted for both claimants and insurers in such cases.

Adam regularly delivers seminars and publishes articles on his areas of expertise and frequently contributes to the PI Brief Update Law Journal.  In 2012 Adam became the assistant editor of the Counsel's Remuneration section of Butterworth's Costs Service. 

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar
    00:30:55

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    28 Page
  • Slides
    17 Page

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